Topic ID #21021 - posted 6/25/2012 3:02 AM

Bulgarian Highway Construction Might Damage Valuable Archaeology Findings



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Bulgarian Highway Construction Might Damage Valuable Archaeology Findings
Archaeology | June 23, 2012, Saturday|

Bulgarian archaeologists working on the track of the Struma Highway under construction have warned that future planned sections of the road might bury important findings.

The highway, set to link Bulgarian capital Sofia to the border with Greece at Kulata, has already been the source of a conflict between archaeologists and the Bulgarian cabinet led by PM Boyko Borisov.

Saturday researchers recalled that the track of the highway passes through over 10 stone mounds of a Thracian necropolis from the 6th and 5th centuries B.C., reports News.bg.


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